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    Links to Advocates and Crime Victim Resources. Also Domestic and Family Violence Resources
     
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    North Carolina Victim Assistance Network
    North Carolina Victim Assistance Network is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization founded in 1986, North Carolina Victim Assistance Network promotes the rights and needs of crime victims by educating North Carolina's citizens and public policy leaders about the devastating impact that crime has on our society. Serving our members as a statewide network, we provide information on over 1,500 victims service and criminal justice agencies, victim assistance programs, and advocacy groups. NCVAN:
    •Links victims of crime with direct assistance available in their communities
    •Provides information on specific laws and legislation pertaining to victim's rights
    •Sponsors training seminars and public awareness events geared toward educating the citizens of North Carolina on crime prevention an intervention efforts, as well as promoting the need for meaningful change within the criminal justice system to benefit crime victims.
    •Develops useful and effective resource tools for victims, service providers, and allied professionals statewide.
    Mission Statement
    To provide support and information for crime victims across our state and to advocate for their fair treatment.
     
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    Dept. of Justice Help for Victims
    When bad things happen, the Attorney General’s office offers help to victims in North Carolina.

    The Address Confidentiality Program helps victims keep their address safe from abusers. The program gives anonymity to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.

    Seniors in nursing homes and their loved ones can report suspected elder abuse or fraud at any facilities that get Medicaid funds.
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    North Carolina Family Resources
    Domestic violence, also known as partner abuse, spouse abuse, or battering, occurs when one person uses force to inflict emotional or physical injury upon another person they have, or had, a relationship with. It occurs between spouses and partners, parents and children, children and grandparents, and brothers and sisters. Victims can be any age, race, or gender.
    Domestic violence is the single largest cause of injury to women between the ages of 15 and 44 in the United States, more than muggings, car accidents, and rapes combined. Each year between 2 million and 4 million women are battered, and 2,000 of these battered women die of their injuries.
    Without help, abuse will continue and likely worsen. Many resources are available to help you understand your options and to support you. No one deserves to be abused.
     
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    North Carolina Dept. of Justice Domestic Violence
    If you are a victim of domestic violence, you can learn about your rights and the protections that North Carolina law affords you.

    We can also help you learn where to go for shelter and support in your community. Our Address Confidentiality Program can help by allowing victims to keep their new address safe from possible or former abusers.

    Domestic violence is against the law in North Carolina (N.C. General Statutes Chapter 50B). Victims of domestic violence have the right to take legal action to end the abuse.

    We work to educate the public about domestic violence and the laws against it. We assist in developing legislation and policies aimed at preventing domestic violence and protecting its victims.
    If you are a victim of domestic violence, our Address Confidentiality Program can help. This program will help keep your new address safe from possible or former abusers. For more information, call us at (919) 716-6785 or email acp@ncdoj.gov.
     
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    Resources by state on violence against women
    Below is a list of resources for women who have experienced abuse.
    If you do not find your state in this list, please contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) for assistance in locating programs in your area. You can reach the NDVH at 800-799-SAFE (7233) or TDD 800-787-3224.

    Organizations are listed by state. The District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands are also included. Click on any state name to jump to its organizations. Click any organization name for program and contact information.

    North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence
    123 W. Main St. Suite 700
    Durham, NC 27701
    Toll-free phone number(s):
    (888) 232-9124

    Phone number(s):
    (828) 505-3708 Asheville
    (919) 956-9124 Durham

    Fax: (919) 682-1449
    Web site address: http://www.nccadv.org/
     
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